[intp + 18 + they/them]
a gotdamn disaster

Message to Readers

there's a good reason there are only 52 cards in a deck, honey. You Just Haven't Thought Of It Yet

( #PlayTheGame ) || 52. burlesque

November 26, 2018


Red, white, black.

She is a Picasso painting; angles awkward, colours striking, clad in bloodied diamonds (who bled to tint the clear crystals, you'll never know. Not even if you ask). She stands with a lioness' posture and pride.

The fool grins; she breaks. When her tears fall, diamonds shatter.



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  • Dmoral13

    My favorite line: "When her tears fall, diamonds shatter"
    The ending was earth-shattering and left me with goosebumps. I love everything about this piece. It's different in a unique way. Your metaphor was amazing and beautifully extended. Great piece!

    5 months ago
  • Ashleigh2403

    Wonderfully written and idea invoking.

    6 months ago
  • pencils.and.paper.roses

    Thanks again for entering the contest! :D The winners are up now!

    about 1 year ago
  • AminahMcBina

    This piece was wonderful! Well done!

    Congrats on placing 2nd in my contest!

    about 1 year ago
  • Johanna

    AMAZING. This piece is stunning, and I love it!

    about 1 year ago
  • artificialaorta

    @ early pearl
    thanks for hosting to contest! it was a super fun prompt to do

    about 1 year ago
  • pencils.and.paper.roses

    Thanks for entering my contest with this amazing piece!
    Holy cow, I love this. The language and the imagery is absolutely incredible.

    about 1 year ago
  • artificialaorta

    here's the link to the contest:

    about 1 year ago